Advisory Board

Jim Salicrup

Editor-In-Chief, Papercutz

Jim Salicrup began his comics career at Marvel Comics, where he started out as a messenger and worked his way up to editor.  A Marvel employee for twenty years, he edited The Avengers, The Uncanny X-Men, and The Fantastic Four.  In 1987, Salicrup became the editor of The Amazing Spider-Man and oversaw the Kraven’s Last Hunt storyline. He followed this by hiring Todd McFarlane to draw the title. The popularity of McFarlane’s work led to the launch of another Spider-Man title, Spider-Man, which Salicrup edited as well. Salicrup was the editor of Marvel Age magazine for eight years. He wrote Transformers,Sledge Hammer, The A-Team, the Marvel Toilet Paper, Spidey Super Stories, and the child abuse prevention issue of Spider-Man. In 1992, Salicrup became the editor-in-chief of Topps Comics, where he edited Bram Stoker’s Dracula, X-Files, The Lone Ranger and Tonto, Zorro, Lady Rawhide, a line of Jack Kirby superhero titles, Ray Bradbury Comics, and more.  At Stan Lee Media, Salicrup served as senior writer/editor. Salicrup is the editor-in-chief at Papercutz, publishers of Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, Tales From The Crypt, Totally Spies!, and Zorro graphic novels.  He is also a trustee at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA).

 

JayJay Jackson

Owner, Serious Design, Inc.

JayJay Jackson is a writer, designer, and commercial illustrator who began her comics career at Marvel Comics where she designed company logos and colored many of their best-selling comic books. Jackson also served as Executive Art Director at Valiant Comics, Creative Director at Defiant Comics, and Executive Editor and Art Director at Broadway Comics before leaving for the recording and fashion industries as Art Director for M2 Design Group, the NY-based boutique design house. She is currently a full-time freelance artist and our favorite designer.